D-Link launches DWM-156 3G dongle, DWR-730 3G mobile router

By Jayesh Shinde | Updated 7 Aug 2013
D-Link launches DWM-156 3G dongle, DWR-730 3G mobile router
  • The D-Link DWM-156 is an unlocked 3G USB dongle, while the D-Link DWR-730 is a pocket-sized 3G mobile router with a built-in battery.

Adding to the trend of portable 3G routers to enable high speed cellular Internet access to your smart devices on the go are two new devices from D-Link, a household name among wireless networking brands.


D-Link DWM-156
The D-Link DWM-156 is a 3.75G HSUPA USB dongle that’s completely unlocked and works with data SIM cards from any telecom operator in India. The portable device also comes with built-in removable storage (optional) should you feel the need for the same. While the D-Link DWM-156 is connected to a laptop and letting you access mobile broadband on the go, it can also let you send and receive SMSes through your laptop.

Other highlights of the D-Link DWM-156 are:

● Supports HSUPA / HSDPA / UMTS & GSM / GPRS / EDGE networks
● Data rate: 5.76 Mbps uplink / 14.4 Mbps downlink
● Voice call support
● Two colour LED as status indicators
● Up to 32GB MicroSD support
● Plug and play support
● Built-in internal antenna
● Dimensions (LxWxH) - 8.92 cm x 2.59 cm x 1.07 cm

D-Link DWR-730
The D-Link DWR-730 is a 3G mobile router that allows multiple devices to connect to a shared 3G Internet gateway. Like the DWM-156, the D-Link DWR-730 is a battery-powered device that lets you pop in any telecom operator’s SIM data card to access 3G cellular broadband on the go. What’s more, since the DWR-730 also doubles up as a router, it allows you to share the 3G connection with up to eight users, letting you create a wireless hotspot anywhere on the go. The device also has a 1500 mAh battery built-in to charge mobile phones, D-Link claims, and a slot for a 32GB microSD card.


Other highlights of the D-Link DWR-730 are:

● Supports HSDPA/ UMTS & GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE networks
● Embedded HSPA module: 5.76 Mbps uplink / 21.6 Mbps downlink
● Portable HSPA router with battery bank
● Features wireless LAN
● LED indicator for battery, signal strength, Wi-Fi, SMS
● Up to 32GB MicroSD support
● 1500 mAh Li-ion battery
● Dimensions (LxWxH) - 9.0 cm x 5.0 cm x 1.2 cm

Pricing & Availability:
Both D-Link DWM-156 & DWR-730 are currently available all across India, and is being retailed through D-Link’s wide network of distributors, channel partners and large format retailers. D-Link DWM-156 & DWR-730 is available at an estimated street price of Rs. 1,599 & Rs. 4,499 respectively. D-Link DWM-156 & DWR-730 carry warranty of 1 year & 3 years respectively.

Jayesh Shinde
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